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Maureen Lassen, Ph.D. - Fielding Graduate University. Chandler, AZ, US

Maureen Lassen, Ph.D.

Doctoral Faculty - Clinical Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Schema theory; anxiety disorders; anger management; cognitive behavior therapy



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Maureen K. Lassen taught at both Baylor University and Arizona State University. She served as a member of the Arizona State Board of Psychologist Examiners from 1994-2004, where she was both Chair and Vice Chair. She also served as the Psychology Faculty Chair of Fielding Graduate University from 1993-1996.

Industry Expertise (4)


Mental Health Care


Training and Development

Areas of Expertise (10)

Legal and Ethical Issues

Anger Management

Anxiety Disorders

Mood Disorders

Bipolar Disorder

Social Cognitive Theory of Attachment

Schema Theory


Organ Donor Personality Factors

Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Cbt)

Accomplishments (4)

Founding Fellow (professional)

(2000) Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

Academy of Cognitive Therapy Certified CBT Supervisor (professional)

Certified by Association of State & Provincial Psychology Boards

Teaching Performance Commendation (professional)

(1975) Awarded by Baylor University, Waco, TX.

Graduated Phi Beta Kappa (personal)

(1970) University of Iowa.

Education (1)

University of Arizona (APA Approved): PhD, Clinical Psychology 1974

Affiliations (4)

  • Academy of Cognitive Therapy : Fellow
  • Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy : Member
  • International Association for Cognitive Therapy : Member
  • American Psychological Association (12 41) : Member

Articles (2)

Procedural Components of Vicarious Learning

The University of Arizona

(1974) The present study attempted to determine components of the modeling process responsible for its effectiveness in transmitting information about rule-governed behavior. Three modeling procedures displaying different degrees of task analysis (limited, intermediate, detailed), a practice with error correction condition, and a control group which only received general directions were compared to ascertain their relative efficacy in transmitting a complex concept. Since a pedagogically useful teaching procedure should be applicable to groups, the various instructional methods were factorially combined with individual and group training...

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The Flexible-Inflexible Schema/Belief Inventory

Consulting Psychologists Press

(2015) Co-authored with Elliott, C. H.